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December 6, 2017

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Wednesday, December 06, 2017

All Day LIFT Exhibition Series: Unobstructed Beauty (Multi-Day Event)

This year, the LIFT series features three female painters from the Waterloo Region: Lauren Judge, Marion R. Anderson, and Anne Filiatrault. Each artist shares a narrative that invites viewers to reflect on how we perceive and experience our surrounding environment.

The LIFT microgalleries are located on floors 4-6 of the Waterloo campus Library daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • All Day Art Exhibition - From the Ground Up: Learning in place (Multi-Day Event)
    Yellow Brick Wall 97 Dalhousie Featured artist November 6th - December 20th; Arlene Laskey
  • ~Other/Community Based
  • All Day Tree of Warmth Collection (Multi-Day Event)

    Support the community with warmth through the Salvation Army Tree of Warmth. From Dec. 1 through Dec. 15, winter hats, scarves, gloves, mittens and socks of all sizes can be dropped off to donation bins in the following locations:

    • SC Johnson Building lobby, Brantford campus
    • Research Academic Centre lobby, Brantford campus
    • Alumni Hall, Waterloo campus
    • Teaching and Learning Centre, room 294, 202 Regina Street, Waterloo
    • Communications, Public Affairs and Marketing, room 301, 255 King St., Waterloo

    Donations will be delivered on Dec. 18 and 19 by the Salvation Army.

  • ~Other/Community Based
  • All Day Holiday Market (Multi-Day Event)

    Kick off the festive holiday season by joining us in the Robert Langen Art Gallery for our annual holiday market, where you will be able to see the talented work of the Laurier community!

    Featuring the work of Catherine Dennis, Cathy Farwell, Anne Filiatrault, Rick Henderson, Jack Jackowetz, Laurie Minor, Amy Neufeld, Justin Ogilvie, Christina Perris, Anne Schott, Eekta Trienekens, and Jasmin Zine.

  • Library
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Chilling With Dogs

    De-stress with some of our four-legged friends! Just drop in.

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 12:30 PM - 12:45 PM Midday Prayer and Reflection

    Join us for a short time of prayer and reflection. Various themes, cultures and faith traditions.

    LOCATION: Waterloo Lutheran Seminary's temporary location at 190 Lester St., Waterloo.

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Faculty Reads: The Slow Professor

    Faculty Reads is a book club initiative that brings together faculty members and other interested members of our community to read and discuss notable books with a specific bearing on our teaching, research and institutional environment.

    Register for the event.

    In The Slow Professor, Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber discuss how adopting the principles of the Slow movement in academic life can counter this erosion of humanistic education. Focusing on the individual faculty member and his or her own professional practice, Berg and Seeber present both an analysis of the culture of speed in the academy and ways of alleviating stress while improving teaching, research, and collegiality. The Slow Professor will be a must-read for anyone in academia concerned about the frantic pace of contemporary university life.

  • Library
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Door service

    Everyone is welcome to join us for our worship service. Various themes and special guests, often from Laurier's Faculty of Music, throughout the term. Open-table communion.

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM "Sociology of Aging" (SY216) Op-Ed Showcase

    Students in "Sociology of Aging" (SY216) will showcase their op-ed articles that have been informed by their volunteer and work experiences in southern Ontario. These 750-word op-eds will take a position and/or provide recommendations on a range of pressing issues related to the treatment and well-being of the elderly. An op-ed is a writing genre, traditionally found in newspapers, that provides an argument on a topic but also engages a broad audience.

    Please come and read the students' engaging articles and show your support for these important topics.

    Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

  • Faculty of Arts
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Christmas Dinner

    Join Laurier International for a Christmas dinner on Dec. 6. Door opens at 5:30 p.m., dinner starts at 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Tickets are for sale for $10 each on Nov. 20. Please purchase your ticket in DC138 by Dec. 1. No door tickets will be sold. This event is open to all students!

    Dinner Location: St. Andrew’s United Church lower hall, 95 Darling St, Brantford, ON N3T 2K7

  • Laurier International
  • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Free GMAT Information Session: Waterloo

    Why Attend a Free GMAT Information Session?

    You will learn what the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is all about. We will discuss the general content of the GMAT, what to study, how to study, how to improve your score, as well as the overall format and scoring scale of the GMAT itself. Register online at

    Where Will It Be Held?

    Laurier’s FREE GMAT Information Session will be held in the Science Building (N1059) at Laurier’s Waterloo campus.

    When Will the Sessions Be Held?

    6 to 9:30 p.m.

    Interested in Taking a GMAT Course?

    Wilfrid Laurier University and Quantum Test Prep, the premier provider of test preparation services, are partnering together to offer a comprehensive 50-hour GMAT Bootcamp Course in Waterloo and a 75-hour Complete Math GMAT Course or 100-hour Ultimate GMAT Course to be held over two to four consecutive weekends in Waterloo.

    What is the Course Content?

    The course will review all the fundamental GMAT Math and Verbal theory as well as discuss optimal solution methodologies for each of the major question, section, and format types that appear on the exam.

  • Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM All About Admissions/General Q and A webinar for prospective students

    This is a session for both students and parents who are looking for some insight on the admission process and an opportunity to ask questions regarding life at Laurier. We’ll discuss the application process, what we look for and when admission decisions are made. The second part of our presentation will focus on general questions and answers. Get your questions answered in real-time from our Recruitment and Admissions staff. Learn more about how to accept your offer, programs of interest, the student experience and more. Take this opportunity to tune in and listen as you’re sure to gather useful information from this combo webinar!

    There will be two 20-minute presentations followed by a question-and-answer period. Questions will also be taken throughout the presentation and can be sent in via the live-chat option of the webinar system.

    Register for the Admissions/Q and A webinar.

  • Recruitment & Admissions
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM The Human Cost of War: Soldiers and Psychiatrists in Korea, 1950–53
    Meghan Fitzpatrick will investigate the human impact of the ‘forgotten’ Korean War (1950–53) in examining how the Commonwealth cared for the psychologically wounded in theatre and assess how successful doctors were in returning servicemen to duty. She will then speak about the challenges veterans faced in accessing compensation, and reflect upon how the Korean War can inform contemporary policy and underline salutary lessons for the future. The event will take place at the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies at 232 King Street North. Coffee, tea, snacks and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit
  • Faculty of Arts
  • ~Other/Community Based

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